Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine


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Hae·moph·i·lus in·flu·en·zae type B vac·cine

a conjugate of oligosaccharides of the capsular antigen of H. influenzae type B and diphtheria CRM protein.
Synonym(s): Hib vaccine

Hae·moph·i·lus in·flu·en·zae type B vac·cine

(hē-mof'i-lŭs in-flū-en'zē tīp vak-sēn')
A conjugate of oligosaccharides of the capsular antigen of H. influenzae type B and diphtheria CRM protein.

Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine

Abbreviation: HIB
A vaccine created by combining purified polysaccharide antigen from the Haemophilus nfluenzae bacteria and a carrier protein. It reduces the risks of childhood epiglottitis, meningitis, and other diseases caused by H. influenzae.
See also: vaccine
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Figure 6 9: Worldwide - Forecast for Number of Doses of Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Vaccines (Million Doses), 2012 - 2015
Figure 6 10: Worldwide - Immunization Coverage of Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Vaccines (Million Doses), 2005 - 2011
et al: Interchangeability of Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines for the primary series (mix and match): a preliminary analysis [Abstract 976].
Development, evaluation and implementation of Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines for young children in developing countries: current status and priority actions.
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